A city filled with history which becomes part of your personal story
Blessed by the Tagus River, it is one of the oldest cities in the World. Throughout the centuries, it has collected wisdom and traditions, but it’s not stuck in the past. Here you will breathe modernity: it is a reference in entrepreneurial spirit, keeping up with the latest trends in a myriad of areas, such as technology, gastronomy, and cultural events. You can also enjoy water sports, golf or go for long walks. The best of sports and nature is always at your reach.
Fado is a Portuguese expression elevated to World Heritage status. Even if you are not a great enthusiast, to listen to Fado in Lisboa is always a memorable experience. In the typical historical quarters of Alfama, Mouraria, Madragoa and Bairro Alto you will feel and live the depth of this unique musical genre.
Castle of São Jorge and Terreiro do Paço
The Castle of São Jorge is the city’s highest point, where the connection of the city to the river is best grasped, as well as the grandeur of Terreiro do Paço, the country’s largest piazza and one of the prettiest in the World.
Monastery of Jerónimos and Torre de Belém
These are two gems of the gothic Manueline style, both classified as World Heritage. No visitor is indifferent to the admirable engineering of the vaults, carved in rich decorative elements related to the Discoveries Era.
Another World Heritage site, this romantic village is enveloped by the mystery of the mountains and the magic of its palaces, manor houses and gardens. Not far from Sintra, the Queluz Palace is a reference in rococo and neoclassical architecture in Portugal.
Cascais and Estoril
Towards the end of the 19th century, King D. Luís I choose the bay of Cascais as his summer residence. The nation’s wealthiest families followed on the steps of the royal family and built villas and mansions in the region. The spirit of those times is still alive.
Parque Natural of Serra da Arrábida
Located by the sea, this nature park offers one of the most stunning views over the coast. Like a green wall falling into the Atlantic, the mountains hide small coves of white sand and
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